Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper, using a printer or a printing press.

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Assign IP address to a Virtual Printer

Is it possible to assign an IP to a virtual PDF Printer? Is there any Virtual printer software that automatically can do this?
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Specifying printing options to libreoffice on the command line?

I'm attempting to come up with some means of converting .pptx files to a pdf format from the command line. I have set up a cups-pdf printer to which I can actually send jobs, and so far I have it ...
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Printer Sharing - Ubuntu and Windows 7

Here is a description of my setup: I have a Brother DCP-7020 USB laser printer hooked up to a desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Xubuntu desktop, if it matters). In my room is a laptop with ...
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Missing characters when printing in linux

I have a pdf that I was printing recently, and on the final printout there is a single character that doesn't print. It is the greek letter phi, and the pdf was built with pdflatex. The phi shows up ...
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Accept print jobs from serial port, spool to USB printer

I've got a USB printer (HP LaserJet 1018) connected to my Windows 7 desktop. I also have a USB infrared adapter (Actisys ACT-IR224UN-Li) which presents itself as a raw serial port, currently COM3. ...
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Print (cat) a vim encrypted file

I used -x option in vim to encrypt a file. I read this files much more times than I write to it, so I always use cat and then remember it is encrypted because of what it shows.. So then I have to ...
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How to rename a CUPS printer?

I do lot of printing in command line through lpr command, for which I need conveniently short destination names like lp1, lp2 etc. In past I could name the printers, but in opensuse 13.2, yast ...
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Print from Linux without drivers trough CUPS

What I am trying to do: To print from any computer in my network, regardless of drivers. What I have: 3 printers An ubuntu print server with CUPS and all printers working well on it A network :) The ...
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Debian ARM and Brother MFCJ5320DW with CUPS

I am trying to use a Brother MFCJ5320DW printer with Debian ARM, which is similar to: Debian ARM and Brother DCP195C with CUPS http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/191813/installing-brother-dcp-...
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Using imagemagick to crop and combine A4 sized PDFs

I have to make a photocopy of my driving license. I've scanned the front and back sides, and generated a PDF for each side (and a PNG as well just in case). So far, so good. Imagemagick reports: $ ...
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Cups won't start. “Child exited with status 2!”

I have a NSA-325-v2 miniserver and I want to connect my local computers to the server to print. The connection itself works, I can ssh to the machine, use nfs to handle the file shares, etc. When I ...
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How to prevent missing hyphens when printing PDF from evince?

I encounter the same problem as explained in this blog, when I print a pdf from evince hyphens are not printed. when I print a pdf from Okular, hyphens are printed. For example the hyphen that appears ...
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Motor not working on HP Laserjet 2300 (error 13.01.00)

I have an HP Laserjet 2300 printer and it suddenly stopped printing. Whenever I try to print something, it reports the error code "13.01.00" which normally means that there is a paper jam in one of ...
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Print images on standard paper in Windows 7

My children enjoy creating artwork in paint or paint.net, and often want to print it. But when printing an image file, Windows 7 brings up a special "Print Pictures" dialog instead of the normal print ...
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Epson BX305FW Plus printing issues

I have an Epson printer that seems to have an issue aligning magenta and yellow. I've gone through aligning the print heads multiple times. It prints fine from my ipad which makes me think it's a ...
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Scanner is only detected and not the printer

OK. I have a new Epson L210 printer, a multi-function printer. But whenever I connect it to my Windows 7 64-bit computer, the only detected function of the printer is the scanner. There is no ...
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How to find unused printers in Windows (or the last time a printer was used)?

We are looking for a way to find unused printers in windows (Windows 7 / Server 2008 and later). We tested this VBScript How To: List all unused printer drivers , and although on the system are ...
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client-error-bad-request for Get-Job-Attributes (no URI) from localhost

I'm trying to set up a local printer (no networking involved). The printer is connected via USB. The printer works (on MS Windows). The problem is with CUPS as far as I can tell. I can't understand ...
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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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Word 2013: Include hidden headings in table of contents?

We have a Word document here which contains a number of hidden paragraphs, including headings. Depending on the respective view/print setting, these paragraphs are (or are not) shown/printed - all ...
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Printing a tall booklet

I need to make a booklet using A4 paper, folded along the vertical axis (see image). The folded booklet will thus be 105 × 297 mm. The final booklet will be either 3 or 4 sheets of paper (12 or 16 ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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Google Cloud Print service for Windows Server

Currently I have my Android tablet set up to print through Chrome's Cloud Print service on my PC. This works, but requires that my PC be on whenever I want to print. Since the point of having the ...
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Print quality of text is lower when vector graphics embedded in page

I am generating PDF files from Latex and embed graphics with includegraphics command: these can be bitmap images (PNG, JPEG) or vector graphics (PDF generated from e.g. inkscape or mathematical ...
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Where are the print filters stored in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to backup my printer configuration to use it on another machine. To do this I copied the /etc/cups folder. For some printers it says: There is a missing print filter for printer "...
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Printing pages to different feeds (pdf) WINDOWS

We are currently sending out letters that print: Letter on letter-head (customized for recipient) Instructions on regular paper (customized for recipient) These letters are all sent automatically ...
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Printing PDFs quickly from Finder - OS X 10.8

I've read a few hacks on this and tried a couple but nothing cutting it yet. Dragging files to desktop printer causes them to print out in portrait when they should be landscape and they therefore ...
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Can no longer print in duplex with Adobe Reader X update

Since updating from Reader 9 (which usually let me print in duplex) to Adobe Reader X, I can no longer print in duplex. I have verified that my settings are correct for the printer, two-sided mode ...
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What is the solution for printing plastic ID cards from a PHP/MySQL Application?

I have a student management system written in PHP with a MySQL backend and I need to implement a solution to print the student's College ID to a plastic ID Card Printer. The possible solutions i can ...
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OS X Lion crashes on print

Any time I try and print any file from any application, the application trying to print crashes with this error: sandbox.d deny file-write-create /Library/Caches/Canon/UFR2 Sandbox seems to be ...
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Microsoft Word - creating a double-sided letterhead template with only an image on the back

I am attempting to create a Word template for letterhead that was designed in Illustrator. I am using headers and footers to recreate the look of the original letterhead. I'm running into a snag with ...
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How can I make a copy of a Networked printer in Windows 10?

Having upgraded from Windows 7 to 10, one feature I am looking for is having multiple copies of a networked printer, each with different settings, as I did in Windows 7, as described in this question, ...
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lpr does not see default printer - why?

I've set my only printer to be the default printer via CUPS, which lpstat confirms $ lpstat -p -d printer MFC-9840CDW is idle. enabled since Fri 03 Jun 2016 09:05:46 AM Online system default ...
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Word changing background when printing

I have a document design made up in word (2010), but when I go to print it, it goes from this Document with background image and borders to this PDF printing with the top and bottom border ...
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Windows won't recognize network printer

So this has been driving me crazy. I've set up a shared printer via Samba on Ubuntu using this very helpful guide. Everyone using a Mac can connect and print perfectly. Windows on the other hand will ...
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Windows - two printers with different formats

I've run into a weird problem. We have a computer with two printers installed from server; one standard A4 and one which prints small labels. When printing from Internet Explorer to the default A4-...
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What is the source of Printer Status Events in Windows 10?

While looking at Event Viewer, if I send a file to Print, I can see various entries in the logs regarding spooling and cancelled jobs - all located in: Microsoft->Windows->PrintSystems But if ...
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Using PCL3e escape sequences on an HP Officejet Pro 8630 to duplex on the long edge

I'm trying to print raw, plain ASCII text (e.g. IETF RFCs, which contain form-feed characters for automatic pagination) by sending it directly to port 9100 on my HP Officejet Pro 8630. The ...
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can system-config-printer clear 'low on ink' status (Printer *has* ink! Ubuntu doesn't believe.)

I have HP Photosmart 5520 and print from xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Printer is fine. I had low ink at one point in the past. With a new ink cartridge I could print several pages, then printing stops with ...
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Brother MFC-8710 DW no longer displaying an option to print a Word Doc two-sided on a macbook pro running El Capitan.

I installed the update for El Capitan on my MacBook Pro over a month ago, and have had no problems. Now, suddenly, the option to print a word document as two-sided has disappeared. I would ...
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Google cloud print suddenly stopped working — using same Windows 10 laptop

After printing successfully many times to my Canon MP600 (classic) printer, suddenly Google Cloud Print gives me an error message every time. I'm using a Dell XPS laptop (Windows 10 home). I updated ...
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CUPS printing to canon MG5660 not actually printing

I have an up to date raspberry Pi running the default flavour of Raspbian connected over wifi, and a Canon MG5660 connected over wifi. I have installed CUPS on the Pi. The web interface for CUPS ...
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How to monitored Network Printers and dedicated printers?

Im using a some network printers. there around 10 network printers around me. Some printers are shared through the Print Server and some printers are Dedicated. Im trying a solution for Monitor ...
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CUPS 1.7.5 & Google Could Print - Zebra LP2844 Not Printing

I am running a CUPS server on a Raspberry pi, I have now shared the printer with Google cloud print. In theory everything should work. However as soon as I start to use google cloud print it does not ...
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Bad Text Printing on First Page using Scientific Linux with HP 6300 OfficeJet

I have installed in Scientific Linux 7 (fedora variant), cups, 1.6.3-17 and hplip, 3.13.7-6. I have also installed hplip-gui. I am printing to a networked HP 6300 All-in-One. If I print the test ...
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Set Default Printer Option Missing in Windows 10

Typically, in Windows 10, you can right-click on a printer and then the context-menu will provide you an option to set that printer as default. Today, one of my Active Directory users reported ...
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Set header in CUPS response

I am trying to communicate with a cups server from javascript in the browser but I am running into cross origin policy. Anyone have any wisdom for setting headers in the cups response? I'm using ...
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How can I print from Galaxy Note 2 via Wifi -> Desktop ->USB-HP-Printer

I have a Galaxy Note 2 which I connect to local wifi router. To the same router the Windows-based PC is connected to which in turn connected HP-printer (4500, has no BT). The question is how can I ...
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“The specified printer has been deleted” message

Attempting to print or even view printer preferences has been throwing this error all afternoon and there's been no sign of any relevant troubleshooting solutions on a google search. Any ideas what ...